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1
完成时间为 4 小时

Introduction to Clinical Terms and Abbreviations

In the week 1 video lecture, Dr. Swigart introduces the course and strategies for understanding the structure of clinical abbreviations and complex terms. In week 1 readings, we focus on learning abbreviations related to vital signs. Understanding the structure of abbreviations will help you to identify the meaning of abbreviations presented in this course, as well as those you encounter in the future.

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1 个视频 (总计 6 分钟), 12 个阅读材料, 6 个测验
12 个阅读材料
Welcome to Clinical Terminology!10分钟
Course Overview10分钟
Learning Objectives10分钟
Guidelines for Understanding Clinical Abbreviations10分钟
Key Terms10分钟
Prefix, Root, Suffix (PRS) List10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Vital Signs10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Temperature10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Pulse10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Respiratory Rate, SpO2 and TPR10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Blood Pressure10分钟
Week 1 Study Guide10分钟
6 个练习
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Vital Signs14分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related toTemperature24分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Pulse12分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Respiratory Rate, SpO2 and TPR18分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Blood Pressure8分钟
Week 120分钟
2
完成时间为 4 小时

Decoding Complex Medical Terms

In week 2, we expand our focus to learn about abbreviations and terms used in the hospital environment. You will tour a modern U.S. clinical unit and visit the bedside of three patients. These vicarious bedside experiences will help you to imagine the context in which the terms and abbreviations are used. Making associations of the terms or abbreviations to specific people, places or types of patients will help to “set” them in your memory. Begin Week 2 by previewing the complex medical terms you will find in this lesson and sharpening your skills for analyzing the structure of complex terms.

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8 个视频 (总计 22 分钟), 14 个阅读材料, 10 个测验
8 个视频
Tour of the US Clinical Unit9分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Health Care Provider Titles1分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Electronic Medical Records1分钟
Abbreviations and Terms related to the History and Physical Examination22
The Surgical Patient: Mrs. Gerto1分钟
The Comatose Patient: Mr. Taggert40
The Medical Patient: Mr. Cope58
14 个阅读材料
Learning Objectives10分钟
Guidelines for Understanding Complex Medical Terms10分钟
Key Terms10分钟
Prefix, Root, Suffix (PRS) List10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Health Care Provider Titles10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Hospital and Associated Clinical Units10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Electronic Medical Records10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms related to the History and Physical Examination10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Patient Health Care Practitioner Notation10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Clinical Assessment Notation10分钟
The Surgical Patient: Mrs. Gerto10分钟
The Comatose Patient: Mr. Taggert10分钟
The Medical Patient: Mr. Cope10分钟
Week 2 Study Guide10分钟
10 个练习
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Health Care Provider Titles12分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Hospital and Associated Clinical Units8分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Electronic Medical Records2分钟
Abbreviations and Terms related to the History and Physical Examination10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Patient Health Care Practitioner Notation8分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Clinical Assessment Notation2分钟
The Surgical Patient: Mrs. Gerto6分钟
The Comatose Patient: Mr. Taggert8分钟
The Medical Patient: Mr. Cope6分钟
Week 220分钟
3
完成时间为 3 小时

Advanced Decoding Strategies for Clinical Terms

This week, Dr. Swigart shares more strategies toward discovering the meaning of complex medical/scientific words. It focuses on three essential clinical topics: abbreviations used in emergency situations, the timing and route of medications, and the administration of intravenous infusions. Learning about abbreviations related to medication and intravenous fluid administration requires that you pay close attention.

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2 个视频 (总计 4 分钟), 8 个阅读材料, 4 个测验
2 个视频
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Administration of Medications and IV Fluids40
8 个阅读材料
Learning Objectives10分钟
Guidelines for Safe Use of Abbreviations10分钟
Key Terms10分钟
Prefix, Root, Suffix (PRS) List10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Emergency Situations10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Timing of Medications10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Route of Administration10分钟
Week 3 Study Guide10分钟
4 个练习
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Emergency Situations44分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Timing of Medications14分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Route of Administration36分钟
Week 320分钟
4
完成时间为 4 小时

Diseases of the Bodily Systems

This week turns the focus to the acronyms commonly substituted for the name of diseases and conditions of the bodily systems. To help you relate the disease and its acronym, we have organized the diseases according to systems of the body. First letters of words or syllables usually form the acronym, and commonly at least one letter relates to a system of the body.

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1 个视频 (总计 3 分钟), 13 个阅读材料, 9 个测验
1 个视频
13 个阅读材料
Learning Objectives10分钟
Guidelines for Understanding the Abbreviations for Diseases and Medical Conditions10分钟
Key Terms10分钟
Prefix, Root, Suffix (PRS) List10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Neurological System10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Musculoskeletal System10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Cardiovascular System10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Respiratory System10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Gastrointestinal System10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Genitourinary System10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Endocrine System10分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to General Diagnoses10分钟
Week 4 Study Guide10分钟
9 个练习
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Neurological System12分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Musculoskeletal System6分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Cardiovascular System20分钟
Respiratory System14分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Gastrointestinal System6分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Genitourinary System8分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Endocrine System2分钟
Abbreviations and Terms Related to General Diagnoses8分钟
Week 420分钟
5
完成时间为 4 小时

Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

This week, the lecture focuses on the important aspects of patient safety when using abbreviations. The readings focus on laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures. A patient-case approach is used to help you make associations between diseases and the tests or procedures typically required.

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1 个视频 (总计 4 分钟), 15 个阅读材料, 8 个测验
15 个阅读材料
Learning Objectives10分钟
Guidelines for Understanding the Abbreviations for Laboratory Tests10分钟
Key Terms10分钟
Prefix, Root, Suffix (PRS) List10分钟
Supplemental Information About Laboratory Tests10分钟
A Patient with Anemia10分钟
A Patient with Anemia Exercise10分钟
A Patient with Anemia Answer Key10分钟
A Patient with Diabetes10分钟
A Patient with Liver Disease10分钟
A Patient with Kidney Disease10分钟
A Patient with a Traumatic Brain Injury10分钟
A Patient Requiring Anticoagulation10分钟
A Patient with Urinary Tract Problems10分钟
Week 5 Study Guide10分钟
8 个练习
A Patient with Anemia16分钟
A Patient with Diabetes10分钟
A Patient with Liver Disease6分钟
A Patient with Kidney Disease14分钟
A Patient with a Traumatic Brain Injury18分钟
A Patient Requiring Anticoagulation6分钟
A Patient with Urinary Tract Problems14分钟
Week 520分钟
6
完成时间为 2 小时

Practice Understanding Clinical Abbreviations and Complex Terms in Clinical Situations

As you worked through Week 1-5 sessions you have learned about abbreviations and terms used every day in clinical practice. Now you are ready to use your new knowledge and test your comprehension skills. This week you see and hear clinical conversation in reality-based video simulations.

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8 个视频 (总计 12 分钟), 5 个阅读材料, 7 个测验
8 个视频
A Doctor’s Request25
CC and HPI45
PMH and Admission DX25
Vitals and Medications43
Clinical Chaos2分钟
Hemorrhage and TX3分钟
Goodbye from Dr. Swigart1分钟
5 个阅读材料
Learning Objectives10分钟
Key Terms10分钟
Introduction to Clinical Simulation10分钟
Clinical Simulation Resources10分钟
Contributing to the Clinical Terminology Dictionary10分钟
7 个练习
A Doctor’s Request8分钟
CC and HPI10分钟
PMH and Admission DX6分钟
Vitals and Medications14分钟
Clinical Chaos10分钟
Hemorrhage and TX14分钟
Week 620分钟
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创建者 FBJan 2nd 2018

This course was really helpful. I took notes and will review them often to keep abreast with the medical terms. These will also help me communicate clinically with my PCP. I truly enjoyed this course!

创建者 ERApr 16th 2019

The instructor's calm and clear explanations make this a joy to watch.\n\nThis course is very useful for me as a medical product translator to get an understanding of the actual clinical environment.

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Valerie Swigart, Ph.D. R.N.

Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
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Michael Gold, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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  • Medical terms, abbreviations and acronyms are a large part of the verbal and written communication that occurs in clinical situations in the U.S. Abbreviations are used to increase efficiency by shortening the time to communicate. If you want to join in any conversation about clinical matters, you will need to understand terms, abbreviations and acronyms.

  • You can always ask for clarification. However, clinical settings in U.S. hospitals are often very busy, noisy places with people hurrying to meet patients’ needs. There will be little time for explanation of word meanings. The more emergent the situation, the more likely it is that abbreviations will be used. When you know a term or abbreviation before hearing it on the clinical unit, you will be a better communicator and more effective healthcare team member.

  • No. This is a course for beginning students. A major advantage is that the course helps you to focus on terms that you are most likely to hear or see during your early clinical training.

  • This course emphasizes learning to recognize and decipher common spoken and written clinical terms and abbreviations necessary for clear communication with patients and health care providers. Understanding and learning clinical language will help you to function more effectively and safely as a healthcare team member.

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